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EU citizens face losing benefits if they fail to update DWP profile

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EU citizens on benefits could lose their universal credit in three weeks time unless they evidence their right to be in the UK, charity workers have warned. The Work Rights Centre (WRC) says it has been told by staff ...

Here’s the rub: facial massage can have benefits but not for your skin

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Whether it’s with a jade roller, a gua sha or simply your fingers, facial massages are all over social media, from TikTok demonstrations to Instagram ads. They make lofty, appealing promises – claiming to improve bloo...

Op die regte pad met HS2 -voordele

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Simon Jenkins se nuutste stuk op HS2 (Ontmoedig en ongewens, HS2 sukkel as Johnson se ydelheidsprojek van £ 100 miljard, 30 Julie) herhaaldelik 'n miskarakteriseer beide die geval vir, en die voordele van, 'n spoorprojek wat oorgaan ...

Can we buy a flat and rent it to my son using by his benefits?

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Q I wonder if you can help. My 42-year-old son has a long-term mental health problem, schizophrenia. We want to establish him in his own home long term. He has long periods when he is well but then stops taking medica...

Disabled teenager mounts legal challenge after benefits cut off

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A severely disabled teenager is to mount a legal challenge after his benefits were cut off while he was in hospital receiving treatment for a life-threatening infection, leaving him thousands of pounds out of pocket. ...

Two-child benefits cap cuts support for over 1 million children during pandemic

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More than a million children have been affected by the government’s two-child limit on benefits during the pandemic, according to new figures. The official data shows that in April this year, 1.1 million children livi...

BBC removes Bitesize page on climate change ‘benefits’ after backlash

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The BBC has removed an educational page laying out the “benefits” of climate change after a furious online reaction. BBC Bitesize, its website for schoolchildren, claimed warmer temperatures “could lead to healthier o...

130,000 EU citizens on UK benefits yet to apply for settled status, leak suggests

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Fears have been raised that at least 100,000 EU citizens settled in the UK risk losing access to healthcare and other benefits, after the leak of government figures on the EU settled status scheme. With just nine days...

A US oil company cut nearly 2,000 jobs – and reaped $2.1bn in pandemic benefits

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One morning in September, word of layoffs began to spread quickly through Marathon Petroleum’s refinery in small industrial community of Garyville, Louisiana. Seven months into the pandemic, workers at the oil refinin...

US food banks brace for demand as Republicans end unemployment benefits

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Food banks in many states across the US are bracing for a surge in demand for food aid due to Republican governors ending federal extended unemployment benefits early in a move that will hit millions of American famil...

Benefits claimants suffering under end-of-life DWP rule

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Meer as 100 terminally ill people are each month being rejected for benefits despite having less than six months to live, and many are spending their final weeks fighting in vain for social security support, say cam...

Low-income US immigrants feared seeking benefits during pandemic – report

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Low-income immigrants in the US who struggled to afford basic needs during the coronavirus pandemic avoided seeking government benefits and other assistance because of immigration-related concerns, according to a new ...

Morrison government plan to make more migrants wait for benefits labelled ‘unusual’ and ‘harsh’

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The Coalition’s proposal to force migrants to wait four years for family and carers payments has been labelled “unusual” and “harsh” by the federal opposition. The $671m cost-cutting measure was the largest saving in ...

Post-Brexit trade deals mean firms will miss out on freeport benefits

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Companies operating in freeports being launched under Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit levelling up agenda will not get the full benefits of the new tax efficient zones if they export to some countries, the government has ...

‘No one wants to work anymore’: the truth behind this unemployment benefits myth

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At restaurants across the country – from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Forth Worth, Texas – the same sign is popping up: “We are short staffed. Please be patient with the staff that did show up. No one wants to work any...

Long Covid: why psychological therapies may have limited benefits

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In reviewing the possible role of psychology in treating long Covid (Long Covid is very far from ‘all in the mind’ – but psychology can still help us treat it, 27 April), Dr Carmine Pariante misrepresents why many ME/...

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